Ondine Chorus

Lend your ear: Ondine Chorus is sure to take you on a magical journey of subtle and rich harmony, exploring the fantastic, the imagined, the inspirations of landscape and story… Equally adept at creating original works, arranging traditional songs, setting treasured poems to music or improvising thematic sonic constructions, Ondine Chorus delivers a hushed and compelling experience of the collective voice.

Born at a 3 am Nuit Blanche Concert in Guelph, ONDINE CHORUS is a vocal ensemble guided by Co-Artistic Directors Shannon Kingsbury and Sue Smith. Performances include a mix of composed and improvised works often in site specific and unusual venues and often in collaboration with artists across many disciplines.

Ondine Chorus is: David Beattie,Tricia Brubacher, Shannon Kingsbury, Tannis Slimmon, Sue Smith and Special Guest Instrumentalists Jeff Bird and Gary Diggins.


Towards a Little Light

Ondine Chorus

When the December Ice Storm descended upon southwestern Ontario and caused Ondine Chorus to cancel a Stratford concert, the sudden availability of time combined with Lewis Melville's offer to seize the opportunity to record, instigated the creation of this EP. If you listen closely you may hear the crackle of the fireplace as the seven musicians and singers huddled around microphones on the cold December evening.
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